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15 Reasons Why Archtrove Travels To Birmingham

Birmingham, the second-largest city in England is often overlooked even though it has some of the best things to see and do which include, the home to Lord of The Rings, Cadburys Factory and the Industrial Revolution. Most of the city's architecture is relatively new, and expansion over the last 10 years has allowed some…

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Archtrove Travels To Jewellery Quarter – Brums Hidden Gem

Historically the area of Jewellery Quarter has been the birthplace of many pioneering advancements in industrial technology but since the decline the area resulted in delapidation. One sector that has not declined in the jewellery sector, with numerous shops and a school and the name of course. Its old school charn still exists in these…

5 Transport Hubs Archtrove Finds In Birmingham

Birmingham is the second-largest city in England and located in the West Midlands region. Although it has multiple Industrial Revolution-era landmarks that speak to its 18th-century history as a manufacturing powerhouse. It’s also home to a network of canals. However, nowadays, people travel to Birmingham in different ways. 1) BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT Birmingham Airport is an…

Historical Buildings

5 Buildings That Send Archtrove To Historical Birmingham

Birmingham, as a city has been around for a long time and therefore is no surprise has many historical buildings. Winterbourne House and Gardens Winterbourne House and Garden are situated in leafy Edgbaston near the University of Birmingham. It is an early Edwardian 20th-century villa suburban house and garden set in 7 acres. A Grade…

Archtrove Travels To Hidden Birmingham – the gems of the city

Like with all cities, Birmingham has hidden areas that are not obvious but are just as beautiful and just as much a must to visit when visiting Birmingham. These define what is Birmingham and are truly hidden gems. 1. Jeweller Quarter Historically, the heart of the jewellery industry, hence its name, now an up and…

Compton Verney

Archtrove Travels To Compton Verney – NT find

What Need to Know About ..... Compton Verney, Warwickshire Compton Verney is a Grade I listed house built in 1714 by Richard Verney, 11th Baron Willoughby de Broke. It was first extensively extended by George Verney, 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke in the early 18th century and then remodelled and the interiors redesigned by Robert…

Coughton Court

Archtrove Travels To Coughton Court – NT find

The house has a long crenelated façade directly facing the main road, at the centre of which is the Tudor Gatehouse, dating from 1530; this has hexagonal turrets and oriel windows in the English Renaissance style. The gatehouse is the oldest part of the house and is flanked by later wings, in the Strawberry Hill…

The Mailbox

Archtrove Travels To The Mailbox – Brum Goes High End

The Mailbox is an upmarket shopping and office development in the city centre of Birmingham, England. It serves as the base for BBC Birmingham and houses one of six Harvey Nichols department stores. What Need to Know About ..... The Mailbox, Birmingham The Mailbox is about 300 metres long from front to back including The…

Library of Birmingham

Archtrove Travels To Modern Birmingham – yes, it does exist

Top 10 Modern Buildings to Visit in Birmingham When you think of Modern Buildings in England, Birmingham is not top of the list, London is. However, with recent investment and cheaper land, in recent years the scope to develop Birmingham has been HUGE!! By 2030, Birmingham will be the innovative green city and a stand…

Bullring Shopping Centre

Archtrove Travels To Bullring Shopping Centre – the start of blobism and the revival

The Bullring Shopping Centre is a major commercial area, and iconic symbol, within the centre of Birmingham. The area has long been the established shopping district of Birmingham, since the Middle Ages, but is more commonly known to outsiders since the redevelopment. The current shopping centre was built in 2003 in order to revive the…